Bucket account.

Perfect for everyday and to help you save for the future. Open up to 9 bucket accounts to manage your money, save for a rainy day or our money away for a special occasion.

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What’s Included.

Everything you need right here – open up to 9 bucket accounts to manage your money, your way.

$0 account keeping fees

No monthly account keeping fees & no minimum monthly deposits.

Open up to 9 accounts

Open multiple accounts to bucket your funds.

Manage your accounts anywhere at anytime

24/7 access with e-statements, internet banking & our moneytree app – banking from your phone or tablet.

Paired with a transaction account

You’ll need to open on of our transaction accounts to open your bucket accounts.

Here's what you need to know.

It’s easy to apply online.

Who can apply?

You’ll need to have an Everyday, Everyday Student or Everyday Plus account to be eligible for a Everyday Bucket account. Your Everyday account may have different fees and charges please refer to our Fees and Charges.

A minimum of $1 is required to open the account and you’ll be able to open up to 9 accounts to help you bucket your funds.

Other transaction fees and charges may apply, please refer to our Fees and Charges.

What you’ll need.

  • An email address and contact number
  • Member number (If you’re already a customer)
  • If your not already a customer you’ll need an Australian driver’s licence, Medicare card, passport details or Australian birth certificate to identify yourself
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Create your buckets.

You can create up to 9 buckets to help you manage your day to day banking. To help you get started, here’s some buckets you may want to consider setting up

  • Bills: a bucket for all your bills, including utility bills, insurance, memberships, rent or mortgage repayments, or any other debts you may have e.g. credit card or personal loans.
  • Spend: a bucket for any splurge items, which could include a night out, or that special something you’ve been wanting to buy.
  • Save: a bucket for savings, which can help with those last minute expenses or help you buy that item you’ve been dreaming about.
  • Everyday: a bucket for your everyday items, including groceries, public transport and petrol etc.

Setting up your bucket accounts is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

Log into Internet Banking.

Select ‘products’, then ‘new savings account’ to open your new bucket accounts.

Give them nicknames.

Go to the ‘settings’, then ‘account settings’ of each account to change their names.

Manage it.

Keep an eye on your accounts anywhere, anytime using internet banking or moneytree.

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